Sanjay Gupta

Sanjay  Gupta
  • The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Dean
  • Established through a gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
  • Accounting and Education Systems


Sanjay Gupta is the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business. He joined the Broad College in 2007 as the Russell E. Palmer Endowed Professor of Accounting and chair of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, and was appointed associate dean for the MBA and professional master's programs in 2012. Under his leadership, Broad has instituted curricular innovations, launched new master's programs, and has soared in global and national rankings—currently in the top 15 U.S. public programs. 

Gupta earned his PhD from MSU, a master of accountancy from Bowling Green State University, a bachelor of law from Calcutta University, and a bachelor of commerce from the University of Mumbai. He holds a non-practicing CPA and is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Gupta previously held several positions at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business, including the first endowed professorship in accountancy, director of the master of accountancy and information systems, and the master of taxation programs. 

Gupta's research has been published in top-tier academic journals, media, court cases, and at public policy forums. He ranks in the top two percent of all authors in the Social Science Research Network, and is an expert witness for a state department of revenue.  He consults for government and public and private entities, serves on advisory boards at the University of Notre Dame and MSU, and is part of AACSB’s accreditation review team.